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Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works by Vicky Unwin
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
A Boy Called Lwazi by Lwazi Nkiwane
Price: Free! Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This is my world This is my country This is my life An upcoming sensation Lwazi Nkiwane takes the readers into the journey of his childhood and teenage years and his ambition to become a recording artist, songwriter and story writer. Also in this book it will explore his relationships with both men and women, several incidents, school achievements and a lot more.
Nosotros los salvados by Jacqueline Goldberg
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry(5.00 from 1 review)
En «Nosotros los salvados» el testimonio se convierte en Poesía documental a partir de las dolorosas voces de supervivientes de la Shoá radicados en Venezuela. Los poemas buscan el registro de una belleza diferente, en la que desaparecen entrevistador, transcriptor, escritor y autor para despejar el cauce de una escritura venida del desastre, de lo esencial, de lo más terrible.
Where That Came From is Anybody's Guess by Sarah Rebecca Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography(3.00 from 1 review)
Young Herbie carried a club and knew how to sway opinions. At twelve years old, he was the leader of a gang of homeless street rascals. He told us that among the grocery cart pushers The Candle Lighter Shelter was considered 'the lesserof all evils'.
Anne of the Borders - The Story of Anne Hepple, Author, 1877-1959 - by Mary Rawnsley & Wendy Bell Scott by Mary Rawnsley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Written to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Anne Hepple, novelist, who lived most of her life in Northumberland and Berwickshire. Her books, which often feature thinly-disguised local places have been read and enjoyed worldwide. Print Version Published 2009.
A Letter to the Establishment: The Cautionary Tale of Hunter S. Thompson by Jules Okapi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010 by White Sun Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Drug-crazed, iconic, outrageous--Hunter S. Thompson’s own reputation as the rock star writer of the 1970s obscured the meaning behind much of his work, even for many of his fans. An essay on Hunter S. Thompson as a journalist, and the implications and intention behind his style of “gonzo journalism” on current day media…as well as what set him apart.
Oxford: Son of Queen Elizabeth I by Paul Streitz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On July 21, 1548, Princess Elizabeth Tudor gave birth to a son at Cheshunt, England. The father of the child was Thomas Seymour, her stepfather. The child was placed in the home of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and raised as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, better known to the world by his pen name "William Shakespeare." This is his story.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 4, the Midwest by Kevin B Parsons
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
50 Stories visits the Midwest in the same flavor of the previous three volumes, with a look at each state's culture woven throughout the tales. Ten states make up the Midwest tome, with love stories, investments gone bad and some dirty politics thrown in the mix. Ron Lessman's Truckhenge and catfish pond break the fiction mold with a look at his quirky place in Kansas. Approx. 26k words.
2009's Hot Authors: Interviews by Aggie Villanueva by Aggie Villanueva
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,180. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
"Aggie has few peers as an interviewer. She does her homework, asks layered questions that illuminate the writer's core, and brings a fresh and positive energy to the experience for both reader and interviewee alike." Larry Brooks, critically acclaimed author and revolutionary fiction instructor. Bonus: The year's most informative posts.
Dutch on Dutch: One of the Last In-depth Interviews with the Incomparable Elmore Leonard by T.V. LoCicero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
In this lively, expansive and generous interview, the greatest crime novelist of our time, Elmore “Dutch” Leonard, talks about everything from the essence and appeal of his stories, to why he writes in longhand, to the finer points of robbing a bank.
The Making Of twenty20 Journal Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration by twenty20 Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011 by Diamond Point Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A free e-book describing the process by which twenty20 Journal's Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration was made.
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35) by Omar Yamini
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
Every Month was May by Evelyn Eaton
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Logan Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Best-selling author Evelyn Eaton (Quietly My Captain Waits) wrote a series of light-hearted stories about her life in England, France, and Canada in the 1920s and 1930s. Those stories, published in The New Yorker, form the basis for Every Month was May. Though the original was published a lifetime ago, the appeal of these stories is timeless.
A Good Place to Come From by Morley Torgov
Series: Morley Torgov Classics. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Winner of the Leacock Medal for Humor, this memoir captures life in a small northern town of Torgov’s youth in the heady era of the 20th C from the Depression to WWII. Here Jewish merchants, English lawyers, Scots bankers, Ukrainian domestics and a few Chinese struggle to make a living in a remote outpost. And it is here that a young man, yearning for a larger life, turns his comic gaze.
Pablo Neruda y Matilde Urrutia. La eterna amante del capitan by Esteban Campos
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: Spanish. Published: July 2, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Este libro cuenta la historia de amor del poeta Pablo Neruda y la cantante Matilde Urrutia. El era ya un reconocido poeta cuando la conoció, y ella una cantante con gran tesón y relativa fortura. Fue amor a primera vista, y cuando, después de encuentros furtivos y períodos de distancia, pudieron convivir, ya no se separaron hasta la muerte del poeta.
My Years at The Gotham Book Mart with Frances Steloff, Proprietor Recollections about The Pantheon of Writers and Artists Who Passed Through Her Store and How I Became a Bookman by Matthew Tannenbaum
Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The proprietor of the “The Bookstore” in Lenox, MA, the author, Matthew Tannenbaum, reflects on getting his start at the legendary Gotham Book Mart on West 47th Street in New York City. He writes, “I am very fortunate to have found Frances Steloff, founder of The Gotham Book Mart, when I was a very young man, and she turned me into the bookman that I have since become.
La ciencia ficción de Isaac Asimov by Rodolfo Martínez
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2012 by Sportula. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Premio Ignotus 2013 al Mejor Libro de Ensayo. En este libro Rodolfo Martinez repasa de un modo exhaustivo la narrativa de ciencia ficción de Asimov, y lo hace desde una perspectiva cronológica, comenzando por los primeros relatos que escribió en su adolescencia y terminando por su novela póstuma «Hacia la Fundación», con la que cerraba el ciclo narrativo que le había hecho famoso.
Steinbeck: Citizen Spy by Brian Kannard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More shocking than Steinbeck’s letter is Smith’s reply accepting.
Stieg Larsson Man Myth & Mistress by Andre Jute & Andrew McCoy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Is Lisbeth Salander a feminist — or a comic book avenger? Is her creator Stieg Larsson a feminist — or a prurient, violent hack? What is the Millennium Trilogy really about? Is it literature or vicarious violence and sex? Should Eva Gabrielsson be in charge of the Girl franchise? Should there be a second Salander Trilogy? Who built the Stieg Larsson myth, and is any of it true?